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Book: INTO AFRICA - A Personal Journey by Yvonne Blackwood
A remarkable and intriguing story about a journey to West Africa, the land of Blackwood's ancestors. Into Africa, a Personal Journey begins in Nigeria with exposure to the tight control by the military that causes Blackwood to experience fear as never before. The journey takes her on an exploration of a new mysterious world where she experiences joy and wonderment as she shares in the lives of [...]
 
Book: My Journey Through War and Peace - Explorations of a Young Filmmaker, Feminist and Spiritual Seeker (Pathfinder Trilogy Book 1) by Melissa Burch
MEMOIR 2017 SILVER WINNER OF IBPA* BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AWARD 2016 SILVER Foreword INDIES AWARD WINNER Adventure For readers of Cheryl Strayed, Martha Beck, and Elizabeth Gilbert In this adventurous spiritual memoir, Melissa Burch discovers that by facing her near death, living outside her comfort zone and trusting her intuition, she could find herself and set a new course for her life. *Independent [...]
 
Book: I Found My Tomorrow in Paris - One Woman's Journey to a New Life by Marilyn Giorgetti
Her life in chaos after the termination of a 30 year marriage, this adventurous woman chucks it all and escapes to France to find some meaning to the second half of her life. Not knowing a soul or the language, and step by divinely-led (sometimes comical, but always-challenging) step, she re-shapes her life's course despite a letter from home which threatens to disrupt her journey. Not wanting a [...]
 
Book: Cruising Panama's Canal - Experience the sights, sounds and thrills of cruise travel, told with the wit and charm of travel memoir writers Al & Sunny ...
Who would have guessed that it would have taken an almost fatal car accident to motivate Al and Sunny Lockwood to take a cruise ship vacation to the Panama Canal? Riveted by their near death experience. this charming couple decided to make their bucket list dream cruise vacation come true, and now they want to share it with you! Come along with them as they share intimate details of their 17-day [...]
 
Book: Get Great Trips for Free - Make Travel Writing Work for You by Linda Ballou
Renegade way to get the great trips you are dreaming about. Adventure travel writer, Linda Ballou, shows you how to go through the back door and streamline your efforts. She provides a roadmap that bypasses the gatekeepers. Simple, direct with wonderful insights and examples of what you need to do to get places you want to go. Linda tells it like it is and shows your short cuts to success. An [...]
 
Book: I Guess We Missed the Boat - A Travel Memoir by Barry Finlay
Seniors Reminisce About Travel! When eight intrepid Canadian seniors, brought together by marriage and with retirement in common, sit reminiscing about their travel experiences, the memory banks open and funny events start to spill out. Cowboy Ron, Ed the Negotiator, Joke-a Minute Jim and Practical Carol are part of the motley crew comprising the author's contingent of six in-laws. Each, at one [...]
 
Book: Cruising the Mediterranean by Al & Sunny Lockwood
A shared passion for exploration. The Mediterranean trip of their dreams. There's no better time for adventure than right now. Enthusiastic explorers Al and Sunny Lockwood treasure the challenge and excitement of travel. From train rides through the Smokies to campouts in Yellowstone, they've documented their travel adventures to critical acclaim. With retirement, they expand their horizons and [...]
 
Book: How to Publish Your Memoirs for Free by Bohdan O. Szuprowicz
This is a special E-Guide for all who want to write and publish their memoirs on the Internet specifically designed for reading and use on mobile devices. Besides an account of the proper procedures to publish an E-Memoir on Kindle for free, this E-Guide discusses the various types of memoirs and requirements for each. It forces the writer to ask the questions of why and for what audience he is [...]
 
Book: The Solo Female Travel Book - Tips and Inspiration for Women Who Want to See the World on Their Own Terms by Jen Ruiz
Traveling alone doesn't have to be scary! With the proper tools, community and precautions, anyone can expertly navigate the globe on their own. Jen Ruiz is a lawyer turned travel blogger and bestselling author who has traveled the world extensively by herself. "The Solo Female Travel Book" is the latest installment in her how-to travel series and includes funny stories, tips and inspiration to [...]
 
Book: The Two Week Traveller by Matthew Lightfoot
Born with an insatiable wanderlust and inspired by an addiction to travel writing, but restricted by the demands of a full time job, Matthew Lightfoot set out to explore the world using his annual holiday allowance. The Two Week Traveller tells the tales of his adventures in almost 150 countries. Often described as 'one of those people that things just happen to', he lives up to his reputation [...]
 
Book: Orion's Cartwheel by Lawrence Winkler
In the summer of 1980, a maverick young doctor gave it all up, to hitchhike around the world. The first arc he carved with his thumb stopped a little red pickup that took him over the horizon. Like his mythical hunter companion, Orion, he was on a vision quest, propelled toward the dawn to have his sight restored. This is the story of that five-year odyssey to discover his Destiny.
 
Book: October Song - A Memoir of Music and the Journey of Time by David W. Berner
WINNER, 2017 Grand Prize for Literature, Royal Dragonfly Book Awards - FINALIST in memoir, American Book Fest, BEST BOOK AWARDS In the vinyl era, David W. Berner played rock 'n' roll in a neighborhood garage band. Decades later at the age of 57 he enters a national songwriting contest and quite unexpectedly is named a finalist. But there's more. He's called on to perform the song live at a [...]
 
Book: Travel To The G-Spot -- The Guide Book by Steve Cohen
It's hard being travel writer Danny Gladstone. There are all those first-class free trips, all over the world, staying in the best hotels, eating at the finest restaurants. Terribly stressful. There are women! There are drugs. Then there's the family back home. He tells himself he does it all for them, but... When Danny learns he's dying, it triggers a late wave of self-reflection. His story is a [...]
 
Book: Lost Angel Walkabout-One Traveler's Tales - One Traveler's Tales by Linda Ballou
Awaken your senses with thrilling tales of an intrepid soul's search for beauty in the wilds. Linda Ballou embraces life and draws readers into her adventures with vivid descriptions that make you feel you are traveling along side her. She brings an intelligent meditation on nature in richly detailed, often poetic stories. Lost Angel Walkabout is the first in the Lost Angel series. Lost Angel in [...]
 
Book: May This Be The Best Year Of Your Life - A Memoir by Sandra Bornstein
Based on a private journal, memories, and a blog that chronicled her adventure to India, Sandra Bornstein wrote May This Be the Best Year of Your Life to serve as a resource and guide to help others overcome the challenges of living outside their comfort zone. When her husband accepted a job that required extensive international travel, the author was living her version of the American dream in [...]
 
Book: The Shell of a Person by Lance Pototschnik
National Finalist for The Journey Award in narrative non-fiction Never have disgusting, miserable living conditions been so funny. When someone finally finds a way to send back a report from hell, I hope it will be Lance Pototschnik. Except this guy is going to heaven, for the way he writes. - The Kindle Book Review Memorable passages that will yank at your heart, and even more that will make you [...]
 
Book: THE WOMAN FROM LYON - Have you really been in Love? (Marisol 1) by Lawrence Rose
Contemporary Racy Romance Novel! Memoir of a special love affair between a musician from San Francisco and an amazingly beautiful and accomplished woman from Lyon, France. True story? Liberally enhanced? You decide. Travels in Europe and the West Coast highlight this sexy, crazy, music and art-filled romance...Great Suspense as they work to expunge the Nazi history of her family. And his feelings [...]
 
Book: The Buddha and the Bee - Biking through America's Forgotten Roadways on a Journey of Discovery by Cory Mortensen
Cory Mortensen began his bike ride across the United States from Chaska, Minnesota, to Truckee, California, without a route, a timeline, or proper equipment. Along the way, he gained more than technical skills required for a ride that would test every fiber of his physical being and mental toughness. Ride along as he meets "unusual" characters, dangerous animals, and sweet little old ladies with [...]
 
Book: Waltzing Australia by Cynthia Clampitt
Waltzing Australia was born out of a dream and a journey. After walking away from her corporate career, Cynthia Clampitt headed to Australia, to start over, to write, and to test the limits of what she could do. Waltzing Australia recounts that joyous adventure. It is a story about change and about making dreams come true. But more than that, it is about Australia: the history, legends and art, [...]
 
Book: Motions and Moments - More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
"Pronko takes the sweeping size, bustle, and chaos of Tokyo and makes it small, introspective, and personal," Independent Publisher. Gold Award Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction Cultural (2016) Gold Award Global E-Book Awards Travel Writing (2016) Gold Award Non-Fiction Author's Association (2016) Gold Honoree Benjamin Franklin Digital IBPA (2016) Winner Best Indie Book Award Non-Fiction (2016) Indie [...]
 
Book: A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa by Jo Charnock
'Travelling the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town, on folding bikes? Were we completely mad or had we come up with an idea that would prove to be the simplest and most fun way to travel?' A Hitch-Biker's Guide Through Africa is the story of this extraordinary adventure, of two people with two folding bicycles who travelled the length of Africa, from Cairo to Cape Town. This African [...]
 
Book: You Can Write A Million Dollar Memoir by David H Burns
If you're like millions of others, over the years, you may have daydreamed of writing a memoir. Hopefully not a thick, dry autobiography on the dust shelves of yesteryear, but a fresh, new slice-of-life memoir right out of your own memory! Generals, politicians and movie stars write (often boring or stuffy) autobiographies spanning their whole lives. Modern day memoirists write about a certain, [...]
 
Book: French Illusions - My Story as an American Au Pair in the Loire Valley by Linda Kovic-Skow
"This is a wonderful debut memoir, made much more appealing because it is true. A well written, fast-paced book enhanced by sprinkles of French..." A futile lie. She does not speak French. She knows it was wrong to accept the nanny position. You'll find this unusual story, based on Linda's diary from 1979, even more engaging because it reads like a novel. Twenty-one-year-old Linda needs to learn [...]
 
Book: Hamster Island by Joan Heartwell
Heartwell chronicles her heroic (and often hilarious) determination to live an unremarkable life as a member of a poor, super-dysfunctional family that includes a mostly absent father, a religious fanatic mother, a kleptomaniac grandmother, and two special needs siblings, all residing more or less in the middle of a parking lot. The story moves from Heartwell's lively coming of age in the sixties [...]
 
Book: 3mph - The Adventures of One Woman's Walk Around the World by Polly Letofsky
WINNER 2011 WRITER'S DIGEST ANNUAL BEST BOOK AWARDS Best Memoir WINNER 2011 IPPY BOOK AWARDS Best Memoir FINALIST 2011 USA BEST BOOK AWARDS Polly Letofsky left her Colorado home and headed west across 4 continents and over 14,000 miles--by foot--to become the first woman to walk around the world. In a spirit of adventure, along with the goal of raising global awareness for breast cancer, [...]
 
Book: A Life Out of Context by Angie Haider
Whether she was journaling after a panic attack, journaling about beautiful children or journaling about her divorce, Angie Haider soon realized that when one emotion dominated her life, she compulsively accepted that emotion as her fate. Whether a happening hit her with a crushing sadness or an awesome embarrassment, her mind was relentlessly flooded with similar past experiences that compelled [...]
 
Book: First Love - Just Once in a Lifetime - A Memoir by Violeta Barrett
By 1956 Violeta Barrett had been working for a Wall Street investment firm more than a decade. Recently separated from her husband and feeling overworked, Violeta decided to vacation in Mexico. After her plane landed in Mexico City, a stranger with a deep, accented voice introduced himself as her tour guide. Violeta and Jorge had no idea they were about to begin a four-year romance that would [...]
 
Book: Wonderment by Nigel Hey
Book Description Publication Date: October 1, 2012 Wonderment: A Love Affair with Adventure, Writing, Travel, Philosophy, and Family Life keeps the action going from the author's innocent childhood introduction to sex to the danger and suspense of driving a waterlogged tunnel in the Greek mountains. This is the first-person story of a lifelong writer who was born with an insatiable curiosity and [...]
 
Book: 6692 Pisces the Sailfish by Don Darkes
This is the True story of my Family Adventure and Disaster and the best thing that ever happened to me! The number, 6692 is the date, June 6th '92, when the jinx that was placed upon the vessel finally destroyed her. Although the ship was originally cursed when she was built and originally named Pisces, (the Star-sign). some believe she incurred additional "bad luck" because I effectively renamed [...]
 
Book: Sheryl Sandberg, China & Me by J.T. Gilhool
An executive on the rise, Jennifer took an assignment in Shanghai moving her family half-way around the world for her career. After leaning-in, traveling tens of thousands of miles, she discovered that she was losing her daughter. Finding her family again meant losing her career or maybe just realizing it was never there in the first place. This journey of discovery is intimately told as though [...]
 
Book: A Jamaican's Journey To Time and Patience - Broken Vows, Shattered Dreams, Redeeming Grace by Derrick Garland Coy
A Jamaican's Journey to Time and Patience is Derrick Garland Coy's portrait of his multiethnic family whose African, Chinese, and European roots merge in Jamaica during the 1800s, then scatter across the globe in the mid 1900s, sending him on an odyssey to discover and fulfill God's call in his life, heal family wounds, and share Christ's message of redeeming grace and love. Against the [...]
 
Book: The Mailman Went UA (A Vietnam Memoir) by David W. Mulldune
Some readers will be upset by the use of racial references, some will be upset by the vulgar language, some by the stark brutality, some by the sexual references. I can sanitize my manuscript and give the reader a false sense of how war reduces the humanity of an individual. Not only that, but sanitizing the past distorts history and lulls a person into a nonchalant manner of behavior in [...]
 
Book: Sailing Down the Moonbeam by Mary Gottschalk
With a destination loosely defined as the rest of the world, Mary and her husband Tom leave family, friends and successful careers for a multi-year sailing voyage. As the voyage takes her farther and farther from her traditional support systems, her world becomes more and more defined by forces outside her control. Mary's travels through often uncharted island communities, provides a compelling [...]
 
Book: Greekscapes - Journeys with an Artist by Pamela Jane Rogers
I am an artist, although it took me many years to find the creative life I had always yearned to live. After a twelve-year marriage trying in vain to have a child, my depressed state of mind was beginning to take its toll. Only my paintings implored me to look inside and free up my emotional stalemate. What I found was not always pleasant, yet my persistence led to a brilliant painting mentor and [...]
 
Book: A Grand Old Dame by Morgan McFinn
This a sequel to 'At the Bamboo Bar' which starts out in Calcutta, India but is primarily set at The Strand Hotel in Rangoon, Burma. It is meant to evoke elegance, eloquence and a sense of pathos. Genevieve Langdon and Father Sean are, once again, the main characters. As is the hallmark of all Morgan McFinn's work, 'A Grand Old Dame' scintillates with witty repartee.
 


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